North Dakota is one of 11 states in CSG’s Midwestern Legislative Conference. Our snapshot of North Dakota includes information on the state’s three branches of government: key leaders in the executive branch, a partisan breakdown of the legislature, term limits, an overview of the judicial branch, and more.
Laura Tomaka serves as CSG Midwest liaison for North Dakota. Please contact Laura with any questions you have or research assistance you need.
|Lieutenant Governor||Brent Sanford|
|Secretary of State||Al Jaeger|
|Attorney General||Wayne Stenehjem|
|Seats: 47||Seats: 94|
|Democrat: 7||Democrat: 14|
|Republican: 40||Republican: 80|
|Average Constituency Size: 14,310||Average Constituency Size: 14,310|
|Length of Term: Four years||Length of Term: Four years|
|Term Limit: No term limits||Term Limit: No term limits|
|Highest Court||North Dakota Supreme Court|
|Chief Justice||Jon Jensen|
|Number of Justices||5|
|Method of Selection||Nonpartisan election|
|Method of Retention||Reelection|